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MSNBC
Nov 9, 2012 12:00pm PST
breaking news we brought you involving general david petraeus the head of the cia saying he's resigning from that position in the wake of an extra-marital affair. that does it. "the cycle" is up next. second hour. >>> this is one of the biggest conundrums facing the gop. what happens when the minority voters have the power of the majority? >> bombshell political news. cia director david petraeus is resigning admitting to an extra-marital affair. andrea mitchell just broke this story, and cease going to provide us with new details ahead. >> all that plus has the obama presidency been good for black people? we have a guest that says not really. buckle up. you're in "the cycle" for friday, november 9th. >>> so the election is behind us, and it's time to confront the fiscal cliff, or as we at "the cycle" call it until we invent poetic phrasing, the gradual fiscal slope. whatever you want to call it, it's staring you in the face. two hours ago the president flanked by middle class taxpayers said this in the white house east room. >> the american people voted for action, not politic
CNN
Nov 9, 2012 2:00pm EST
coming in regarding the chief of the cia. general david piskura, we are learning he has resigned. let me check my notes here. he resigned, submitted his resignation to president obama citing personal reasons. this is according to to a u.s. government source. we have suzanne kelly reporting on it. she is our intelligence correspondent in washington. what do you know? >> literally this just come in within the last few minutes. we are finding out more details now. i am looking a statement i just got two seconds ago. general petraeus is resigning from his post. the reason an extramarital affair he's had. he started as the director of the cia in september of last year and something like this is sort of a bombshell days after the election. let me read to you briefly what i have gotten. this is a statement from the cia, i went to the white house, this general petraeus. i went to the president and asked to resign as director the cia. after married 37 years i showed extremely poor judgment in engaging in an extramarital affair. he confirmed he will be stepping down from his post as the di
MSNBC
Nov 9, 2012 4:00pm EST
central intelligence agency. i am completely confident that the cia will continue to thrive and carry out its essential mission. i want to bring in, first of all, nbc's mike viqueira, who is live for us at the white house. mike, his letter cites his personal indiscretion. >> reporter: yes. >> but is there any indication that there could have been some backstory to this? perhaps some threat of blackmail that may have prompted him to take this action? >> reporter: none whatsoever at this point, martin. at this point -- and details are still emerging, but you have to take this at face value. there are so few real surprises that we find anymore in washington in the lives of public officials. this certainly ranks among them. all day long ang dre ya mitchell who first broke the story, there was indication that something was up with general petraeus. you would get speculation about benghazi. and then came that statement from general petraeus that you just read saying that he had an extramarital affair and he had tendered his resignation. it turns out that happened yesterday here at the
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 6:30pm EST
>>> this is "world news." tonight, a stunning resignation. the head of the cia, one of the nation's most respected generals, david petraeus, steps down, citing an extramarital affair. tonight, the shockwaves, the personal and public fall of the man in charge of the nation's secrets. >>> truth and dare. the president speaks at the white house for the first time since his victory, saying it is time to end the gridlock and warning republicans he thinks the voters sent a message about what needs to be done. >>> real money. hol holly day travel prices skyrocket. we show you how to save hundreds of dollars. do you know which day of the week you should be buying those plane tickets? >>> and lincoln. the dream of director steven spielberg. the reluctant of daniel day lewis. tonight, for the first time here, together, telling how they brought a mythic president to life. our "persons of the week." >>> good evening. simply put, it was a shock today, when we learned that the general who symbolized the discipline and honor of the american military, the man entrusted with the vital secrets of the
CNN
Nov 9, 2012 1:00pm PST
. the shocking resignation of the cia director germ david petraeus, stepping down because of an extramarital affair. here's part of the message he sent to employees this afternoon. after being married for over 37 years, i showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. such behavior is unacceptable, both as a husband and as the leader of an organization such as ours. this afternoon, the president graciously accepted my resignation. let's get right to our cnn intelligence correspondent suzanne kelly. pretty shocking information from all we know. what else are you learning? >> right. well, wolf, i don't think i can emphasize what a bombshell this was yesterday. in the letter that was sent to employees at the cia, this is the first they were hearing about what's obviously been going on for a while. and of course while we can't ask general pa traeurs what's going on, there are a few more nuggets that he sent out to the workforce today. he quoted teddy roosevelt when he said one of life's greatest gifts is the opportunity to work hard at work worth doing. these
NBC
Nov 9, 2012 6:30pm EST
cia who happens to be one of this nations's most celebrate veteran. stepping down as he discloses an extramarital affair. >>> and cliffhanger, everody's taxes could go up, unless there is a deal to raise taxes on the wealthy. >>> plus, a rare show of emotion the day after the election. >>> and scaling back one of of the nation's landmark civil rights laws. >>> and making a difference, look who is helping the folks hardest hit on the east coast, the same folks who know the most about what it is like. nightly news begins now. >>> good evening, he is the most prominent and best-known general of the modern era, david petraeus, with so much over the combat strategy over the past ten days. when rumors suched he may be stepping down as head of the cia, some speculated he was running for president. instead, he announced he would step down because of an extramarital affair. at a time when the cia was under fire for all it didn't know about the attack on benghazi, it is a huge step for the newly re-elected president, and a profound personal failing for an officer who has given so much to his c
PBS
Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
resignation of cia chief david petraeus after admitting to an extra-marital affair. >> brown: it's still cold and dark in many new jersey homes. special correspondent rick karr follows utility crews as they work to turn the electricity back on. >> access to these lines is quite difficult, cutting through peoples' backyards. you may come in one and cross four other yards just to get to your job site. >> woodruff: plus mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: intel >> music is a universal language. but when i was in an accident, i was worried the healthcare system spoke on with all its own. with united healthcare, i got help that treat my life, information on my phone, connection to doctors who get where i'm from, and tools to estimate what my care may cost. so i never missed a beat. >> we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. united healthcare. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that
Telemundo
Nov 9, 2012 6:30pm EST
renuncia el director de la cia y todo podrÍa ser por infidelidad. identidad olvidada, miles de salvadoreÑos que no existen a su paÍs. adiÓs al desamparado un informe especial la ediciÓn del viernes de "noticiero telemundo" comienza ya. >>> "noticiero telemundo," con josÉ diciemÍaz balart >>> muy buenas tardes, comenzamos en washington con una nueva baja no por cambio de decisiÓn administrativa si no de la sor pre si va renuncia del director de la cia, david el funcionario presentÓ su carta de renuncia aparentemente por una relaciÓn extramarital, lori montenegro desde washington con los detalles y las reacciones. >>> en washington los cÍrculos de inteligencia y polÍticos no salÍan de su asombro al conocer de la renuncia del director de la agencia central de inteligencia david p. >>> poco neeniendo fin de maner sÚbita de la carrera de quien llegÓ a ser el general de 4 estrellas mÁs famoso de la Última dÉcada en su carta de renuncia dijo que luego de 37 aÑos de matrimonio... y como lÍder de una instituciÓn como nuestra >>> el presidente obama resaltÓ las skric
NBC
Nov 9, 2012 4:00pm EST
the letter sent out at the workforce at the cia. he met with president obama yesterday to see if he would accept his eresignation a director. he showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in that affair. him and his wife were together 37 years and he said that type of behavior is unacceptable as a husband and a leader of the cia. he's held the position of director since congress confirmed him last september, prior to that he led u.s. forces in both iraq and afghanistan. petraeus said the president accepted his resignation this afternoon. the president issued a statement a short time ago that read "i am completely confident that the cia will continue to thrive and carry out its position. going forward my thoughts and prayers are with dave and holly petraeus who has done so much to help military families through her own work. i wish them the very best at this difficult time." he was slated to testify next week on the deadly attack of the u.s. embassy and benghazi, libya. no word if that resignation will have any impact on that in absence, the current director will serve as director. m
Univision
Nov 9, 2012 6:30pm EST
noticiero con la renuncia del director de la cia. el famoso general, conocido por estrategias de combate, renuncÓo por una relaciÓn extramatrimonial, no se confirma con quiÉn fue, el fbi lo estaba investigando, lleva 37 aÑos de casado, presentÓ su renuncia al presidente, y la aceptÓ, irma tiene la caÍda del que muchos consideran un hÉroe norteamericano. >>> la renuncia del general como director de la cia tomÓ por sorpresa a muchos, no solo por el hecho, sino por razones que dio para hacerlo, ayer en la tarde fui a la casa blanca, le pedÍ al presidente que me permitiera renunciar por razones personales, dijo que cometiÓ un grave error, y luego de estar casado por 37 aÑos, mostrÉ una extre ma falta de juicio al comprometerme en una relaciÓn extramatrimonial, el general liderÓ fuerzas militares en irÁn y afganistan, era director de la central de cia. en su carta de renuncia, dijo que su comportamiento era inaceptable, como esposo y lÍder de la organizaciÓn como la cia, conociÓ a su esposa cuando era cadete. el presidente obama aceptÓ su renuncia de inmediato, y por un co
MSNBC
Nov 9, 2012 2:00pm EST
senate intelligence committee next week. also, interestingly the cia last week did a background briefing and laid out their case, their defense, if you will, of what happened in the aftermath of the benghazi attack. really, they defended their own position, and it's not clear whether other members of the national security team, tamron, knew that was coming down. there has been a conflict between the cia's initial narrative and what they later learned and discussed and whether or not susan rice when she went out and was publicly criticized for what she said on the sunday morning talk shows, whether she was following the guidance, the talking points from the intelligence community. so i think that there is going to be some development at least to clarify later today what the status of david petraeus is, what his intentions are, and how long he will stay with the administration. >> andrea, we may get more information even within this hour. jay carney has his daily briefing and perhaps will offer answers to the questions regards david petraeus and his status. now to the other big story. pres
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 5:00pm EST
the cia. president obama put her in charge of the council of military families to help with finances. >> president obama today praising the general for making the world safer. the number two in the cia will take over for now, but washington insiders are already buzzing about who will permanently replace petraeus as they are under intense scrutiny over their handling of libya. abc-7 news. >> general petraeus is 60 years old, born in new york, married for 37 years and has two children. he served for 37 years before taking the director and we will have much more on the resignation coming up on at 6:00. >> a maryland state police troopers in the hospital after being struck by a car during a police chase. we were over the scene in college part after the alleged a car thief hit the trooper. stephen tschida is live. is the suspect in custody? >> yes. the maryland state trooper tried to spot the suspect but he is to -- but he struck the trooper. is suspect in a stolen car hit a trooper working overtime at a traffic signal mary construction site. it started with a police chase after a license
Current
Nov 9, 2012 3:00pm PST
looming financial disaster on one plate and now a national security crisis on the other. cia director is sending shock waves through washington but suddenly resigning over an extramarital affair. plus united states now has only one female democratic governor the quantity is embarrassing, the quality on the other hand is not. new hampshire's mag give hanson is going to end ter "the war room." and the destruction provided by hurricane sandy provided a climate change overhaul. so now what do we do? we'll pose that great to the great bill mckib bonn. it's friday night. we are just getting started. (bleep)ing hat. >> i knew he needed to get out of the house i knew this would give him so much life. >> (grunting) >> i love getting a rise out of him. >> nice, good job. >> (grunts) >> goodnight, muffy. >> goodnight. >> love you. >> "more than me" the world television premier. only on current tv. >> jennifer: what a difference a day makes, yesterday we discussed administration turnover, but tonight president obama has a new unexpected high-level post to fill in his second term. the cia
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
on thursday. he sent a letter to the cia staff that said, "after being married for 37 years, and should extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. such behavior is unacceptable, both as a husband and does the leader of an organization such as ours." >> it's a shame, but i feel it's pr >> this comes just before he was supposed to testify next week about benghazi. they want to know what better security was not provided for embassador stevens. >> it's a shame ireer at this exact moment in time. he's a human appeared -- he is a human. >> general david petraeus and his wife have been married over 37 years. she is known for helping military families in the obama administration. the fbi may be involved only a written statement. president obama praised petraeus saying, "he has made in the country safer and stronger." the number two at the cia is the interim head. lightening the satellite center, richard reeves abc 7 news. >> the other big story, talk about the women's fiscal club in washington. the clock is ticking. today's talk about the issue came from both ends of
FOX
Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
director he of the cia, retired general petraeus, announcing he is stepping down as director. why? he admits he was cheating on his wife. fox's nicole collins shows us how this is all playing out. >> reporter: cia director general david petraeus stepping down after 561 days on the job, offering president obama his resignation on thursday. general petraeus saying in a statement to the cia work force, i showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. such bare behavior is unacceptable. petraeus, who just turned 60, was appointed head of langley in april of last year. sources close to petraeus tell fox news this was his choice and had nothing to do with the situation in benghazi and that the general was looking forward to testifying on capitol hill about libya. in a statement, the president called petraeus' decades of service extraordinary, saying by any measure he was one of the outstanding general officers of his generation helping our military adapt to new challenges and leading our men and women in uniform through a remarkable period of service in iraq and afgha
MSNBC
Nov 9, 2012 10:00am PST
. discussions involving the future of general david petraeus, director of the cia. talk about this for a second. you and chuck and i have been communicating about it. i'm told that he was at the white house yesterday, that while the people he was supposed to meet with yesterday at langley were told he had gone for a meeting with the president, in fact, did not see the president personally yesterday, that he is expected to see the president later today. this is still all in progress. that it is not now accurate to say that he will be leaving the administration or that any resignation has been offered or requested. but as we all know, there have been some tensions. a lot of controversy over benghazi. he and the president were never close initially during the transition period when the president was running for office and then during the transition when he was coming into office. and brian, david petraeus has been a star and a star player, but this has been an awkward transition at best over at the cia. anything you want to add to that are or check? >> some of the initial coverage when he w
MSNBC
Nov 9, 2012 2:00pm PST
tick tock and narrative tonight. >>> and the shocker of the day, cia chief david petraeus resigns he says because of an extramarital affair. we'll try to get to the bottom of that water cooler story tonight. this is "hardball," the place for politics. hi, i just switched jobs, and i want to roll over my old 401(k) into a fidelity ira. man: okay, no problem. it's easy to get started; i can help you with the paperwork. um...this green line just appeared on my floor. yeah, that's fidelity helping you reach your financial goals. could you hold on a second? it's your money. roll over your old 401(k) into a fidelity ira and take control of your personal economy. this is going to be helpful. call or come in today. fidelity investments. turn here. >>> well, a nostalgic moment for president obama now that his re-election bid has ended successfully. on wednesday he addressed campaign staffers at the chicago headquarters and thanked them for their dedication. >> what you guys have done means that the work that i'm doing is important, and i'm really proud of that. i'm really proud of all of you,
NBC
Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
latest. >> reporter: david petraeus who took over at the cia in 2011 wrote "after being married for over 37 years, i showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extra marital affair. both behavior is unassessmentable as a husband an as the leader of an organization such as ours." petraeus resigns just days after his boss won re-election and president obama accepted it saying about petraeus and his wife, holly, i wish them the very best at this difficult time. >> it's a lite bit too soon to tell today because of how sudden this was. but for lack of a better term, petraeus is a legend one of the few generals to get so much credit for so many things. >> reporter: scheduled to testify at house and senate hearings on the terrorist attack in september and the american embassy in benghazi, libya, that left four americans dead, including ambassador chris stevens. >> so, this is really probably the most politically uncomfortable. just on the benghazi question, the most politically uncomfortable moment the guy has had since he reached the national stage. had to be a really hard time for
Univision
Nov 9, 2012 5:00pm EST
director de la cia, tras admitir que habia tenido un romance extramarital.el presiedente obama acepto la dimision.en zonas afectadas por sandy y la reciente tormenta invernal en el noreste del pais, los residentes y las autoridades realizan trabajos de recuperacion.y una persecucion policial en el sur de california termino en un tiroteo despues de que el sospechoso que huia de la policia abrio fuego contra los agentes y resulto herido.mas esta tarde <>>a partir de hoy racionaran la gasolina en nueva york en un intento de manejar el combustible, se basa en las placas de los vehículos con un dia para los pares y otro para los impares, mucha paciencia >>llego el fin de semana y no paran las malas noticias >>vamos desde los Ángeles con jackie guerrido >>así es, la madre naturaleza se deja sentir, en montana 12 pulgadas de nieve, el sistema llega al sur en la zona de los grandes lagos, vientos en rafaga. >>esto es lo que experimentaremos el fin de semana, es un sistema bastante amplio. >>y después de la tormenta llega la calma al número de nueva york y new jersey, sube el termómetro que
WETA
Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
. >> this is bbc world news america. aseral patras' steps down the cia director after admitting to an extramarital affair, sending shock waves through washington. and on the political front, it is back to business. can the parties to strike a deal to reverse the looming economic difficulties? a new teen-age magician in town is making quite a market in south africa. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. it was a rather unexpected resignation. a short time ago, general david is stepping down as cia director. president obama accepted the resignation of the retired four- star general. he praised his outstanding service. michael, how much of a shock was this? >> it was pretty much a surprise, the general, as far as i know, was very well-thought of at the agency. certainly a defender of the agency and several weeks ago, he made it very clear after the attack that no one at the agency prevented assistance going to the man going under attack. it was the white house -- >> the resignation comes just ahead of hearing about been gauzy. >> it is a very peculi
CNBC
Nov 9, 2012 2:00pm EST
sit tight for one second. i have some breaking news from nbc news. cia director david petraeus has submitted his letter of recommendation to the cia. petraeus taking over september 6, 2011. according to nbc news, david petraeus has submitted a letter of recommendation -- >> resignation. >> did i say resignation? >> you said recommendation. >> i did say recommendation? that's not right. i meant resignation. i'm not very good at this job. you get the point. david petraeus, letter of resignation. he's been there slightly more than one year. >> okay. let's get back to paul. paul, i want to ask you about the product placement. i understand there's record product placement in this bond movie, right? i think it's going to bring in, what, about $40 million in revenue. there's honda, heineken, sony. is this going to tick the viewer off? it's a little blatant, isn't it? >> well, it's pretty interesting because anything bond touches is automatically cool and people want it. it's sort of the ultimate product placement franchise. if bond is drinking coke zero or driving a specific car, all of t
CNBC
Nov 9, 2012 3:00pm EST
of the cia. that resignation being accepted by the president a wile ago. general petraeus admitting to an extramarital affair as a result of all of this. we're joined by our nbc news colleague andrea mitchell with more on this. what can you tell us at this point? >> it was as shocking to me as to everyone else in washington. i was hearing the reports overnight. then we did manage to confirm this and get the announcement that the cia director sent to the work force today. he says that he went to the white house and asked the president to be allowed for personal reasons to resign, that after 37 years of marriage, he showed, in his words, extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. he writes, such behavior is unacceptable as a husband and as the leader of an organization such as ours. this afternoon the president graciously accepted my resignation. he says as i depart, i want you to know it's been the greatest of privileges to have served with you. you have to believe how shocking this is to everyone in washington and around the nation. david petraeus, a four-star ge
NBC
Nov 9, 2012 4:00am PST
sunday. >>> than. cia director petraeus on bengha benghazi. peyton's potential profits and pots. >>> companies that vow to hire veterans. you're watching "early today." >>> plenty of stories making news this morning. new video of the 15-year-old pakistani girl who's recovering at a british hospital after being shot in the head by the taliban last month. malala yousufzai's father says she's recovering well and is humbled by the worldwide outpouring. >>> seven members of navy s.e.a.l team 6, including one involved in the osama bin laden mission, are in trouble because of a video game called "medal of honor war fighter." the navy says they're being punished for divulging classified information to the game's maker. >>> in an unprecedented attack, the pentagon says iranian aircraft fired twice at an unarmed u.s. drone patrolling the persian gulf last week. >>> next week a house panel will hold a hearing on the september 11th attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi that left ambassador chris stevens and three others dead. cia director david petraeus and national intelligence director
FOX News
Nov 9, 2012 9:00am EST
. the cia put out a time line or its version of events during attacks and in the aftermath. but what we don't have a good sense of is where the president of the united states was from minute to minute. i think the republicans will insist on that and i think they should. bill: he said he issues his directives immediately after the attack and during attack. where does that take you? where do you end up? >> that's the key question. when the president of the united states issues a directive, everybody flies into action. the military records what he told them to do, what they have been instructed to do and from that follows a series of steps and people execute his directives. we need to know what the directive was, who it was given to what they did with it. the president said he instructed every bit of help be provided to the people on the ground there. we know that didn't happen. we need a better accounting of why that didn't happen if the president said it should have. bill: there is a statement today at 1:00. i'm not sure there will be questions asked. do you think it will? >> i think
FOX
Nov 9, 2012 5:00pm EST
the cia in september of 2011. in a statement late this afternoon the president thanked petraeus for his service adding, quote, i have the outmost confidence in acting director michael morel and the men and women who work every day to keep our nation safe. going forward, my thoughts and prays are with dave and holly petraeus who have done so much to help military families that their own work. petraeus took every the cia in september of 2011. of course, the political implications of all of this cannot be overlooked. the obama administration was already under intense scrutiny following the benghazi attack and possible leaks of intelligence information from operations in yemen. new questions now likely are to surface whether or not petraeus' affair may have compromised his position over the last years. >> there is also the issue of the fiscal cliff. both president obama and house speaker john boehner today came out warning the consequences of not reaching a deal would be devastating to the u.s. economy but they don't have a lot of time here. >> no, they don't. the president spoke on thi
Univision
Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
noviembre del 2012, titularese, renuncia escandalosa, el jefe de la cia abandona el cargo, por una relaciÓn
NBC
Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
project economy. an announcement today shocked washington. the director of the cia, david petraeus, has resigned. the former four star general asked president obama to allow him to step down, admitting that he had an extramarital affair. petraeus took over as director in september of last year after serving as the top u.s. commander in iraq and afghanistan. be sure to stick around for nightly news with brian williams for more on the resignation. begins right after the news at 6:00. >> for the past couple of years, megastore as in maryland have cost consumers more than -- storms in maryland have cost consumers more than $600 million. the panel came up with a number of recommendations designed to reduce the frequency of power outages. the report is now in the hands of the public utilities service commission. david has details. >> hot the report recommends tying approval of rate increases to a record of resiliency. maggeden cost consumers $300 million. hurricane irene cost consumers $312 million. horatio cost consumers $320 million. the impact includes replacing perishable food, restaurant
FOX News
Nov 8, 2012 7:00pm PST
the media was given their time line and then when the cia did it, we were left off the list. we're asking questions and the administration is giving none. now they are stonewalling the senate, which is so interesting because in the senate, the democrats are the ones -- they run the committees. they are asking for the documents and they can't get them. >> did the president know about the prior attacks? if the president knew about the prior attacks why didn't he supply the security that was necessary -- to protect the ambassador? i mean, this is six, seven weeks, i don't know the answer it that. this consulate was attacked twice, it was attacked once when they blew a hole in the wail. we don't know whether the president knew about it. if the president did know about it, why didn't he supply more security? and then when he found out about the third attack, why didn't he act, in a more forceful manner to get the military there, to get reinforcements there, the cia was held up at the airport 3 hours, these are incredible questions that the longer the administration waits, the more they
FOX News
Nov 9, 2012 1:00am PST
to question cia director david petraeus and others on the libya terror attack while dozens of members of congress press for answers. we're going to talk to the congressman leading that charge. stay tuned for all of those reports. [ cheeping ] [ male announcer ] you hear that? that's the sound of car insurance compani these days. here a cheap, there a cheap, everywhere a cheap... you get it. so, what if instead of just a cheap choice, you could make a smart choice? like, esurance for example. they were born online and built to save people money from the beginning. it's what they've always done. not just something they cheap about. that's insurance for the modern world. esurance. now backed by allstate. click or call. >> in the factor follow up segment tonight, unanswered questions continued to surround the benghazi terror attack. four americans, including ambassador christopher stevens were killed in that september 11th blood bath. next week the house intelligence committee will hold a closed door hearing on the matter. they are expected to grill james clapper, the director of
NBC
Nov 9, 2012 5:00pm EST
the cia will continue to thrive and carry out its essential mission and i have the utmost confidence in acting director michael morell and the men who work every day to keep our country safe. going forward, my thoughts and prayers are with dave and holly petraeus, who has done so much to help military families throughout her own work." president obama does not specifically reference the affair that director petraeus says that he had in his resignation letter. just his thoughts and prayers go out to the petraeus family. this comes at a time when the obama administration is under intense scrutiny for the benghazi attack that left four americans dead, including ambassador stevens. he was expected to testify next week and that is now not going to hoopen. i just want to make one note about the acting director, michael morell he is someone who is a career agency officer. someone who the president has a lot of confidence in and, according to the administration official, this is someone who was deeply engaged in the planning and effort to take down osama bin laden and who briefed
MSNBC
Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
. president obama nominated him as the director of the cia last year. his fall is a major challenge for the president just three days after the election and a shake-up to the security team just as he deals with the attacks in libya, tensions with iran and the end of the war in afghanistan. joining me now is nbc chief foreign correspondent richard engel, jack jacobs, an msnbc policy analyst and carl bernstein, the legendary analyst now a contributor to the daily beast. thank you all for joining me tonight. >> good to be here. >> let me start with you, be richard. this is a real shock. i mean, late this afternoon, the news came out. what can you tell us? >> what we know so far and what we've been able to confirm from multiple sources is clearly that the cia director resigned. he made that announcement and cited an extramarital affair. denot, he did not, however, say who may have been involved. what we also know from law enforcement officials is that the fbi is currently investigating paula who has written a become on general petraeus, a favorable account of general petraeus. she talks
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
information coming in about the sudden resignation of cia director david petraeus. in turning in his resignation letter, president us where admitted he'd had an extramarital a -- petraeus admitted he'd had an extramarital affair according to the associated press. it's not clear what the fbi was looking for or when it discovered the affair or when the affair even happened. petraeus has been married 37 years, though, and he issued a statement today calling the affair a case of extremely poor judgment and unacceptable behavior. >>> from a lunchtime culinary wasteland to abound an of riches d.c. food trucks have -- abundance of riches d.c. food trucks have exploded in the last number of years, but now the city is proposing new regulations. >> reporter: i'm bruce leshan in d.c. where some popular food trucks say some proposed regulations could drive them out of business. >> if the public did not want us here, we would not be here. >> from the curb to the end of the sidewalk how much face do we have? >> reporter: the city's proposal would ban food trucks with less than 10 feet of unobstruc
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 6:30pm EST
resignation of cia director david petraeus after an extramarital affair. this is the story that's been coming out in bits and pieces all afternoon long, but now we are learning the fbi had begun an investigation prior to this announcement trying to see if america's national security had been compromised. gary newenberg has been following this still developing story and he has the latest. >> reporter: stories like this often come as surprise, but it's not a cliche to use the word shock in this case. petraeus had a squeaky clean reputation as a by the book career general who climbed the military ladder quickly with success
NBC
Nov 9, 2012 4:30am EST
that left ambassador chris stevens and three others dead. cia director david petraeus and james clapper are scheduled to appear. >>> well, wall street was down for a second consecutive day. a triple digit drop for the dow opening at 12,811. the s&p tumbled 17. the nasdaq sank 41. >>> overseas trading closes out the week in tokyo. the nikkei dropped 79 points while in hong kong the hang seng slipped 182. >>> investors will be hoping for a rebound today to close out this wild week. amazon.com is giving it another go at selling wine but only in 12 states and the district of columbia. their first attempt failed because of regulations over the sale and delivery of alcohol across state lines. >>> walmart has already started their hot sales promotions for the holidays. i know, it's already that time. i can't believe it. and the stores will be open smart investment for him. >>> well, kroger supermarkets with 2400 stores nationwide have started a hiring our heroes program. the company set a goal of hiring more than 100,000 military veterans by 2020. kroger already has over 10,000 vets wo
FOX News
Nov 9, 2012 8:00am PST
department of defense, the cia? that and more with four-star general jack keane. he will give his insight straight ahead. is what drives us to broadcast the world's biggest events in 3d, or live to your seat high above the atlantic ocean. it's what drives us to create eco-friendly race tracks, batteries that power tomorrow's cars, nearlyndestructible laptops, and the sustainable smart towns of the future. at panasonic, we're driven to make what matters most better. just another way we're engineering a better world for you. jamie: well new next hour, thousands of people still without power after superstorm sandy. what needs to be done to prevent widespread outages when that next storm hits? >>> united airlines flight crew calls for help in route to washington, d.c. military jets had to escort the plane to safety. we'll tell you what sparked that emergency. >>> it is true, marijuana is legal in colorado but the state could be in for a regulatory nightmare. we'll break it down with a live report from denver. jon: a harrowing scene at a gas station in massachusetts. a guy with a knife
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